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Politics+Society

Governors forum
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 15, 2019
Three governors will discuss how they work with opposing-party legislatures at event co-hosted by JHU's SNF Agora Institute and PBS NewsHour
Substance abuse
Missed opportunities in overdose coverage
Published Jan 14, 2019
Only 216 of the 42,500 news reports about Demi Lovato's alleged overdose included mention of national addiction hotline, 1-800-662-HELP
Intersession
The times were a-changin'
Published Jan 10, 2019
In Dylan, Motown, and the Beatles, students examine the dynamic and tumultuous period of the 1960s through lens of popular music
Public health
Examining the pervasive violence against female sex workers
Published Jan 8, 2019
Study suggests that improving relationships with police could protect the vulnerable population of female sex workers
National security
A strategy for U.S. strength and security
Published Dec 28, 2018
APL senior fellows author a strategy document outlining how the U.S. can navigate an uncertain geopolitical climate
The fourth industrial revolution is here
Published Dec 27, 2018
A by-the-numbers look at the future of job markets in the era of robotics, AI, and automation
U.S. economy
Architects of a shaky economy?
Published Dec 26, 2018
The domination of housing markets by relatively few builders slows the industry and poses a risk to the overall economy, study suggests
Yascha Mounk joins SNF Agora Institute
Published Dec 21, 2018
Political scientist's recent work explores the rise of far-right populism and the threat it poses to established liberal democracies in North America, Europe
Population health
In Afghanistan, positive shifts in social attitudes
Published Dec 19, 2018
Since the fall of the Taliban in 2002, parents and children report higher expectations of attaining education and delaying marriage
Neuroscience
Foragers rush in
Published Dec 18, 2018
Are you that holiday bargain hunter, hurrying from store to store? Your habits may be rooted in theories of "optimal foraging," experts find.